Will AT&T’s pending $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA benefit or hurt outside sales channels? It’s premature to say given the uncertainty over whether regulators will block the merger or impose conditions that could kill the deal. ...More
Fed up with AT&T, a new study shows a large percentage of iPhone users didn’t mind coughing up $325 to leave the carrier in the dust when Verizon debuted the CDMA version of the iPhone in February. ...More
Verizon Wireless is promising to add 59 more markets to its 4G LTE network by the end of 2011. That would bring its total to 147 if you count the 39 markets launched in December and the 49 more the carrier promised at January’s CES. ...More
If the $39 billion mega-merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA gets regulatory approval, there could be some serious pressure on Verizon Wireless to make an M&A move of its own. But don’t expect the wireless giant to go after Sprint just yet. ...More
It could take a year to get the necessary regulatory approval, but Deutsche Telekom has agreed to sell T-Mobile USA to AT&T for $39 billion. The mega-merger has huge implications for the wireless race, the companies’ competitors, and of course, the iPhone. ...More
In this edition of the Business Value Toolbox News Desk, Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith takes a close look at some stellar forecasts for cloud services; plus, why IT spending overall isn't quite as rosy.